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Akai AP-100

2-Speed Auto-Return Belt-Drive Turntable

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Akai AP-100


The Akai AP-100 turntable can also be used for 4-channel stereo operation.

For SQ or regular matrix 4-channel, the unit can be used with Akai model APC-4 cartridge and APN-4 stylus.

For CD-4 system 4-channel, replace the cartridge with a stylus for CD-4 use - this is all that is necessary for CD-4 operation.

After this change is accomplished, connect the turntable to a 4-channel adapter.


Platter: 300mm aluminium die-cast

Drive system: belt drive

Motor: 4-pole synchronous motor

Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.05% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: better than 53dB

Tonearm: Static balanced type with inside force canceller

Effective length: 220mm

Overhang: 15mm


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AKAI AP 1000

Picked this turntable up a few years ago and only now through Vinylengine have got manual for correct setup. Already sounds better, looking forward to getting new stylus.

AP 100C with Quad & Tannoy

I keep to use it in 30 years, it's wonderful and easy setup, i use the AT cartridge play a great music with my Quad amp and Tannoy speaker

akai ap100c

a good turntable if you habe a good Cartridge.....

Thanks for the manual! I

Thanks for the manual! I love this turntable and I'd been fiddling with the weight and anti-skid. Now, all is well.


Thanks for the manual!

So did I - and now I got help. So thanks a lot again!
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